A discussion of the types of emergency and standby power systems for buildings - from small homes to large critical services. Also covers components of the systems, including backup generators, UPS, and redundancy.
Lighting control systems give building managers more control over energy use and allows them to easily make changes to programming via software. Learn about the various commercial lighting control protocols available.
Circadian lighting design helps keep humans in tune with their natural circadian cycle so that they sleep at night while being awake and alert during the day. Modern lighting control systems make it possible to adjust the light temperature (color) and intensity as the day progresses.
This article covers a number of different types of conduit, including plastic, metal, rigid, and flexible. The advantages and drawbacks of each type are discussed as well as when each type should be used.
Electrical one-line diagrams are a basic way of describing the connections between items in a complex electrical system or component. They are also used in other trades. This article provides a description and example of a single-line diagram.
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